14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Aswan
— 1 night
2
Luxor
— 2 nights
3
Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
4
Saint Catherine
— 1 night
5
Hurghada
— 3 nights
6
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights

1
night
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Animalia, thentake an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Aswan day trip planning site.

Pune, India to Aswan is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pune to Aswan is minus 3.5 hours. May in Aswan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Museums Historic Sites
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Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Animalia ©
Animalia

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the ancient world of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, and then don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses III, thendelve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses VI, and then examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Luxor trip planner.

Getting from Aswan to Luxor by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. May in Luxor sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
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Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) ©
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

2
nights
Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): head outdoors with Abu Dabbab Beach and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Marsa Shoona Bay and then explore the gorgeous colors at Elphinstone Reef.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Marsa Alam road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luxor to Marsa Alam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Luxor in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Marsa Alam: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Shark Diving
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef

1
night
Saint Catherine

Saint Catherine ©
Visitors flock to the town of Saint Catherine, nestled in the foothills of Mount Sinai, to explore the World Heritage Area's numerous religious and historic sights.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Catherine's Monastery and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sinai.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Catherine online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Marsa Alam in May: high temperatures in Saint Catherine hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai

3
nights
Hurghada

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Bring the kids along to Jungle Aqua Park and Makadi Water World. Get outdoors at Speed Boats Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid, see Off-Road Tours, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Hurghada Grand Aquarium.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Hurghada journey maker site.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Saint Catherine to Hurghada in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saint Catherine in May, with highs in Hurghada at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Theme Parks
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Speed Boats Tours
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World
Horseback Riding Tours

4
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh ©
An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and The Heavenly Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Coptic Orthodox Church and Al Mustafa Mosque. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Ras Um Sid, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sharm El Sheikh using our trip planner.

Getting from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In May in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shark Diving

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